Technical Guide - Overview

These races are official track events sanctioned by the ABA.

Registration fees are $50 CAD.

All racers must hold valid ABA/UCI licenses OR purchase a Single Event License at an additional cost of $10 CAD.

Zone4 registration is separate for each weekend. You are free to race either or both weekends.

Event Dates & Registration

June 30 - Edmonton

The Saturday, June 30, 2018 Omnium will take place at Edmonton’s Argyll Velodrome.

The Edmonton Omnium is the day before the Canada Day Criterium. Visitors to Edmonton can do both races and return home on the holiday Monday!

Zone4 June 30 Registration
Registration closes on Thursday, June 28, 2018 at 11:59 PM MDT (5 days ago) .

July 7 - Calgary

The second leg of the Alberta Omnium is scheduled on Saturday, July 7, 2018, the Glenmore Velodrome.

The Calgary Omnium is the 2018 edition of CBTL's Trackfest.

Zone4 July 7 Registration
Registration closes on Thursday, July 5, 2018 at 11:59 PM MDT (in 2 days) .

Podiums & Prizes

There will be a podium celebration at the end of each day for each ability group. Racers must start each Omnium event in order to be eligible for the podium.

Prizing will be determined by the hosting facility and will likely be based on the number of competitor entries.

We will crown the overall male and female competitors in each ability group with the most points across both weekends.

Ability Levels

There will be three ability levels:

A Category - Men Road Cat 1/2/3
B Category - Men Road Cat 4, Women Road Cat 1/2/3
C Category - Men Road Cat 5, Women Road Cat 3/4/5

Choose your level accordingly and consider basing it on your experiences at Track League, Bikeshevik, etc.

Number Placement

Number Pinning Right Side

If you have already received your 2018 ABA numbers, please wear them for this race. If this is your first ABA race, you will be assigned your race numbers at sign-in. The Frame plate is NOT required for this race.

$10 Fine - Failure To Use Already Assigned Road Body Numbers

A gentle reminder that failing to bring your personal race numbers – should you have them – is a $10 replacement cost. Please ensure that you have your numbers well before your start time.

Rain Action Plan

On the day before the events, if Environment Canada forecast shows an 80% or greater chance of rain for event day, the race will be cancelled. There is no provisional day in the event of a rain-out.

A cancellation notice will be emailed to all registrants, and posted on social media.

ABA/CC/UCI Regulations

This event will be run in accordance to ABA/CCC/UCI Cycling regulations. Riders are responsible for knowing and understanding these regulations.

You may review the ABA/CCC/UCI regulations and companion guides on the ABA website.

For specific information concerning ABA regulations in track events, please refer to the following guide.

Rider Conduct

Unsportsmanlike conduct will not be tolerated, including but not limited to public urination, littering, use of profane language and verbal abuse of officials.

### Anti-Doping Compliance

The ABA complies with and fully supports the UCI anti-doping regulations, the clauses of the World Anti-Doping Code and its international standards to which the UCI anti-doping regulations refer and to the anti-doping regulations of other competent bodies as per the regulations of the UCI.